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Bunnell pitcher Ronnie Rossomando delivers to the plate during his teams 2-1 ten inning defeat of rival Stratford at Bunnell High School in Stratford, Conn on Monday, May 18, 2015.

CIAC Baseball Semifinal Capsules

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Tuesday LL at Muzzy Field, Bristol No. 8 Norwalk 18-5 (FCIAC) vs. No. 4 Staples 19-4 (FCIAC); 3:30 p.m.   How they got here Norwalk: Def. Bristol Central 3-2; Wilton 6-5; NFA 2-1 Staples: Def. Hamden 7-1; South Windsor 7-0; Greenwich 8-5 On deck Staples defeated Norwalk 9-0 on May 20 and has been red-hot […] [Read More]

Amity wins Class LL again

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MIDDLETOWN — A four-run sixth inning lifted Amity to an 8-2 win over Southington and the CIAC Class LL championship Sunday at Palmer Field. The Spartans (19-9) won their fourth CIAC title. They defeated Southington 4-0 in last year’s championship game. Three straight two-out hits broke open a 2-2 game in the sixth. Jake Russo’s […] [Read More]
Categories: SCC, State Playoffs
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Darien ends historic season in Class L quarterfinals

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Football may own the greatest claim in sports to being a “game of inches”, but Darien baseball’s season-ending loss to No. 2 Law Friday, following a 15-5 regular season that was the program’s best since 1997, came down to nothing more than that. A second-inning error and early walks handed out by Blue Wave Connor Davey, […] [Read More]
Categories: FCIAC, SCC, State Playoffs

Prep’s defense too nasty for Cheshire

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Coaches love to see their teams fire well-rounded performances at their opposition on Game Day. They like to see a crisp offense execute their carefully crafted game plan, move the ball consistently and strike for a big play here and there. They want strong kick coverage and productive returns. Above else, they want a defense […] [Read More]
Categories: General, SCC

Connecticut All-Stars to Play Massachusetts Saturday

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The Connecticut Senior and Junior Baseball All-Star teams will play All-Star squads from Massachusetts Saturday at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. The Seniors will play at 11 a.m., and the Juniors will play at 2 p.m. Here is the Senior team roster James DeNomme    Trumbull HS    Catcher Joe Zanghi    Foran HS    Catcher Matt Blandino    Bristol […] [Read More]
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The Dugout Awards

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Former Hearst colleague Mike Cardillo began the Hoop awards for basketball so let’s carry that over to baseball with the first of what I hope is many Dugout Awards. The 2013 baseball season wrapped this weekend with four state champions being named, much to the chagrin of the Shelton coach who believes there should be […] [Read More]
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Tournament update: The finals are coming

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We will see what Tropical Storm Andrea has to say about when the games are played but the championship games for all four classes are scheduled for Palmer Field in Middletown Friday and Saturday. All four games are intriguing and it should be a fun two days. If you come up, make sure to grab […] [Read More]
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Handshakes: Southington knocks Trumbull out of Class LL

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Quick, name a better field to watch baseball at in Connecticut that Muzzy Field in Bristol. It’s impossible, so stop trying. It’s as old school as old school gets and just getting  a chance to sit in the grandstand is a treat. Get yourself a dog and the experience somehow gets better. My love for […] [Read More]
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